Aerospace Manufacturing Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85043

Industry: Manufacturing - Production Job Number: 1626

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean manufacturing principles and techniques to areas of production. Collaborate with Design Engineering and implement design for manufacturing changes.
  • Participate in engineering design reviews.
  • Determine root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g., design of experiment (DOE), SPC, root cause analysis, A3)
  • Develop creative, low cost mistake proofing solutions for process failure modes.
  • Identification, implementation and documentation of productivity improvements and cost savings ideas.
  • Develop tooling and fixtures for new products and processes and work with tooling suppliers as required.
  • Evaluate capital equipment investments and prepare cost justifications. Design and prepare concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment. Manage overall implementations of capital equipment projects.
  • Create and update manufacturing work instructions and manufacturing control documentation.
  • Identify opportunities and collaborate with Business Unit Teams to modernize and automate existing equipment

  • MRB review and 1st article approval authority. 
  • Signature authority for Engineering Change Orders (ECO)

General Requirements: 
  • Spanish speaking a plus but not required.
  • Experience in creating / updating routers in ERP systems.  
  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of tooling, sheet metal manufacture, fastener and hardware application is required.
  • Excellent organizational and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and other automation related equipment.
  • Experience or familiarity with (PLC, Sensors, Motors, Actuators, Camera and Vision Systems, Pneumatic and Hydraulic components).
  • Experience troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic and automated controls.
  • General Machine Shop knowledge preferred but not required.
  • Excellent ability to collaborate and work with diverse groups within the plant.

Knowledgebase and Experience:
  • Must have 3 years minimum experience in manufacturing.
  • BA/BS in Engineering, Quality or Business.
  • Lean / Six Sigma experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings and specs.
  • Experienced with applying quality tools and techniques (SPC, Control Plans, FMEA, PPAP, Sampling plans and corrective actions).
  • Use of PC, windows OS, Microsoft Office products required.
  • Ability to Model and Create drawings in Solidworks.


Charlie Bristol

Charlie's proactive communication ensures excellent service to job seekers and guaranteed quality for our clients. He provides top-notch support and guidance throughout the recruitment process for all parties involved. Charlie takes pride in the opportunity to fulfill our client's needs by placing great people in positions they deserve.

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